Psychology

People are starting to bend the lockdown rules and this is why, say psychologists.
As a report suggests social distancing may be needed until 2022, we ask psychotherapists why we're obsessed with timescales – and how to let go of them.
The reality is we won’t change much, if at all, after the pandemic is over, writes Peter Hughes.
Supermarkets have been hit with empty shelves, as fears growing over coronavirus cause shoppers to panic-buy. Essentials like toilet roll and hand wash are in short supply, despite the government saying there is no need to stockpile - so why are people doing it? We spoke to consumer psychologist Dimitrios Tsivrikos to find out why we’re feeling the urge to stockpile.
From bioweapon conspiracy theories to fake news stories about school infections, psychologists explain what's behind the spread of disinformation during a crisis.
Guidance needs to reflect patient experience, the Royal College of Psychiatrists said.
Mental health experts explain the sense of loss many fans feel.
These days many of us are so glued to our phones that we’re out of practice when it comes to conversing in real life.
Homesickness is a very normal, but sometimes very painful experience.
The vast majority will return to Facebook, just like they did the last time and the many times before that.